New government kicks off as ministers file law bills, announce appointments

Government kicks off as new ministers announce appointments, hold first meetings

After yesterday’s swearing-in, the new “change government” is starting its work, with several appointments announced and new ministers holding initial work meetings with ministry officials.

Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid has appointed a director general of his office, as has Religious Services Minister Matan Kahana, and Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman has held a work meeting with his staff.

Additionally, many ministries will hold ceremonies marking the passing of the baton to new ministers today.

Later this morning, the heads of the new coalition will arrive at the President’s Residence for a traditional photo op with President Reuven Rivlin.

Source Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-june-14-2021/

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